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Caught on camera: Robber jumps store counter, grabs cash

Published On: Feb 21 2013 04:03:34 PM EST
Philadelphia grocery store robbery surveillance

Philadelphia Police Department


Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help in identifying two men who robbed a grocery store in the city's Girard Estates neighborhood.

The holdup happened at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 at NaNa's grocery store, 1826 S. 20th St.

One of the robbers, armed with a gun, stood by the door while the other approached the counter and demanded money, police said.


The second robber then jumped onto the counter and took cash before running off.

Both robbers were described by police as black men with a dark complexion. The first stood 5 feet, 5 inches tall; the other was 5 feet, 9 inches tall.

To view the surveillance video, visit the Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel.

If you can help police identify the robbers, you can submit a tip by calling  215-686-TIPS (8477) or sending a text to PPD TIP or 773847.